Altered States (Isis (Hardcover Large Print)) (Analog Audio Cassette)

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"Like many of Brookner's 15 previous novels (including, most recently, Incidents in the Rue Laugier, 1996), this one focuses on particularly bright, despairingly self-aware members of the British upper-middle class and upper class caught unawares in hapless romances. The retrospective narrative is told by Alan Sherwood, a successful, discriminating middle-aged barrister who looks back at the defining moment of his life: the suicide years before of his young wife, Angela. Her death is assumed, by Alan and most of his circle, to have been at least partly triggered by Alan's pursuit of the fey Sarah, a woman as heartless as she is beautiful. Brookner remains our great poet of loneliness and loss". - Kirkus.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780753101773
ISBN-10: 0753101777
Publisher: Isis
Publication Date: April 26th, 2001
Language: English
Series: Isis (Hardcover Large Print)